IT’S a nice reality if you can get it – coining it by showing your famous mug on I’m A Celebrity, and Celebrity this, that and the other. Especi
IT’S a nice reality if you can get it – coining it by showing your famous mug on I’m A Celebrity, and Celebrity this, that and the other.
Especially if your other half is at it too.
Former The Saturdays singer Frankie Bridge has signed for I’m A Celeb, four years after her ex-footballer fella Wayne Bridge did. She will have done TEN reality shows and he four, jointly banking £520k.
Here’s how many shows other couples have done and what they have made . . .
ZARA MCDERMOTT AND SAM THOMPSON, £1.4m
ZARA: Love Island, Celebs Go Dating, Made In Chelsea, The X Factor: Celebrity.
SAM: Made In Chelsea, Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins, Celebrity Coach Trip, Celebrity Circle, Celebs Go Dating, Celebrity Big Brother.
THE lion’s share of this pair’s £1.8million worth is from the Bank of Reality.
Zara, 24, was an aide to Damian Hinds MP before doing Love Island 2018.
She reportedly got just £875, getting dumped by bad boy Adam Collard. But she then did Celebs Go Dating with on-off boyfriend Sam in 2019.
Contestants get up to £200k and Sam, 29, has done six shows. He will have also made up to £120k on Celebrity SAS and £80k for Made In Chelsea.
ROCHELLE AND MARVIN HUMES, £6m
MARVIN: The X Factor, Who Do You Think You Are?, The Saturdays 24/7, Chasing The Saturdays, The Saturdays: What Goes On Tour.
ROCHELLE: S Club Search, S Club Juniors: The Story, Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special, The Great Sport Relief Bake Off, Ghost Hunting With The Saturdays, Chasing The Saturdays, The Saturdays: What Goes On Tour, The Saturdays: 24/7.
HE presents on Capital Radio, she fills in on ITV’s This Morning and both host The Hit List on BBC1 on Saturdays.
But Marvin, 36, and wife Rochelle, 32, worth £9.2million, began on reality TV.
He made the final of The X Factor 2008 with boy band JLS, who went on to make £24million.
STACEY SOLOMON AND JOE SWASH, £1.82m
STACEY: The X Factor, Celebrity Gogglebox, CelebAbility, Big Star’s Little Star, Great Celebrity Bake Off, The Crystal Maze, The Jump, I’m A Celebrity.
JOE: Celebrity Goggle-box, Dancing on Ice, CelebAbility, Celebrity Ghost Hunt, The Crystal Maze, I’m a Celebrity, Celebrity MasterChef.
SHE got her start on The X Factor, he in EastEnders and they teamed up for two seasons of Celebrity Gogglebox, jointly earning around £32k for their shifts on the sofa.
Stacey, 32, and Joe, 39, now worth about £6.5million, are each believed to have made £500k for winning I’m A Celeb – he in 2008, she two years later.
FRANKIE AND WAYNE BRIDGE, £520k
FRANKIE: New series of I’m A Celeb, Celebrity Supermarket Sweep, Celebrity MasterChef, Strictly Come Dancing, Ghost Hunting With The Saturdays, Chasing The Saturdays, The Saturdays: What Goes On Tour, The Saturdays: 24/7, S Club Search, S Club Juniors: The Story.
WAYNE: I’m A Celeb, Celebrity SAS, Celeb-rity Supermarket Sweep, Chasing The Saturdays.
ONLY a small bit of their £20million fortune is from reality work but Frankie owes a lot to it.
The former Saturdays singer found fame through pop show S Club Juniors. She has since clocked up TEN reality shows, including a string of The Saturdays docuseries and the upcoming edition of I’m A Celeb.
Frankie. 32, also made the final of Strictly in 2014, foxtrotting her way to around £100k.
Ex-England defender Wayne, 41, reportedly scored £150k for his stint in the jungle in 2016, and wife Frankie is likely to match that or better.
LUCY MECKLENBURGH AND RYAN THOMAS, £509k
LUCY: Towie, Celebrity Island With Bear Grylls, Ladies Of London, Tumble.
RYAN: Celebrity Big Brother, Absolutely India: Mancs In Mumbai, Celeb-rity Island With Bears Grylls, Ninja Warrior UK, Britannia High.
ACTOR Ryan hit money trouble in 2013. But he fought back with reality gigs and work on Corrie, which he did for six years till 2016, then a Neigh-bours stint in 2018.
Ryan, 37, met Towie star and now fiancee Lucy, 30, in 2017 on Celebrity Island With Bear Grylls – and they are now worth £4.95million.
Lucy got just £100 a day for three Towie runs but also has fitness firm Results Wellness Life-style. In 2018, Ryan won Celebrity Big Brother and pocketed around £500k.
SPENCER MATTHEWS AND VOGUE WILLIAMS, £760k
SPENCER: Made in Chelsea, The Crystal Maze, Celebrity Master-Chef, Celebrity Hunted, The Jump, I’m a Celeb-rity, The Bachelor UK, Spencer, Vogue And Baby Too.
VOGUE: Bear Grylls: Mission Survive, Dancing With The Stars, Fade Street, Star Boot Sale, Spencer, Vogue And Baby Too, The Jump.
THEY are worth over £48million, thanks in big part to his drinks firm CleanCo. But Spencer, 35, made his name in reality land as Made In Chelsea’s resident love rat.
Wife Vogue, 36, found fame on Irish show Fade Street and met him on The Jump in 2017.
They got £400k for two runs of Spencer, Vogue And Baby Too and more for his three-day stint on I’m A Celeb in 2015.
TOM AND GIOVANNA FLETCHER, £4.2m
TOM: Strictly Come Dancing, The Only Way Is Essex, The F Word, Duet Impossible.
GIOVANNA: I’m A Celebrity.
McFLY singer Tom and his online influencer wife Giovanna pick quality over quantity when it comes to reality shows.
Tom, 36, is contesting the latest series of Strictly Come Dancing and could earn £100,000 if he captures the glitter-ball trophy.
Giovanna, also 36, won I’m A Celebrity last year – bringing home an estimated £125k. Commentators say her jungle success could secure her £4million worth of TV and social media gigs.
But clearly Tom is the major earner behind the couple’s current £8.5million fortune.
JAMIE LAING AND SOPHIE HABBOO, £316K
JAMIE: Made In Chelsea, Strictly Come Dancing, The Crystal Maze, Celeb-rity Bake Off, Famous And Fighting Crime, Celebrity Hunted.
SOPHIE: Made In Chelsea.
THIS couple found love on Made In Chelsea in 2019 but only one is doing the reality circuit.
Sophie, 27, has made her million from sponsored Instagram posts and starting swimwear brand Gi Swim.
Meanwhile Jamie, 32, made the final of Strictly last year then landed a hosting gig on BBC3’s I Like The Way U Move. He has earned at least £160k appearing on Made In Chelsea, while Sophie has made £56,000.
But most of the pair’s £5.1million fortune comes from his sweet range Candy Kittens.